THE FASTEST GTX 980
1431 MHz OC Edition | DirectCU with 0dB Fan
Memory Defroster | DIGI + VRM with Super Alloy Power
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ASUS graphics card, featuring S3 Virge/DX GPU
While 3D graphics acceleration was relatively uncommon, the ASUS 375 revolutionized graphics card manufacturing processes.
Real 2D+3D graphics card with Direct3D fully supported
Designed to compete with Voodoo, the V3000 was the card that allowed ASUS to truly break into the graphics card industry.
The first graphics card with fan enhanced heatsink for the best cooling performance
Also the first graphics card with integrated TV In/Out function and the first graphics card with TV-to-digital recording capability.
The first graphics card to provide 3D glasses kit
Delivered a stunning universal stereoscopic gaming experience to users through shutterglass technology for any game utilizing Direct3D or OpenGL.
The first user software interface for controlling graphics performance
Enabled users to overclock and compensate with additional cooling while monitoring fan speeds and temperatures in real time.
The first graphics card with premium black PCB
ASUS V8200 DLX
V8200 Deluxe was also state of the art with the highest overclocking capability of the time, from 250MHz base to 550MHz overclock.
Dual NVIDIA GPU graphics card available to consumers
ASUS EN7800GT DUAL
Allowed users the flexibility to draw power from internal or internal power supply due to PSU limitations at the time.
The first image enhancement technology implemented on graphics cards
ASUS was the first to implement image enhancement technology on graphics cards - greatly improves the image quality via preset image profiles.
External graphics card
The XG station allows users to control graphics frequency with a dial-turn on the Panel, while also displaying graphics-related information such as GPU Core temperature, GPU fan speed and volume of the system and so on.
Hardware overclocking interface designed to fit into a chassis
OC Gear Front Panel
Showed real-time information of video memory frequency and fan speed while allowing instant adjustments to overclock.
ROG graphics card
9600/ 9800 GT MATRIX
Establishing the trend for all future ROG graphics cards, the MATRIX is designed for user friendly overclocking with blisteringly fast speeds out of the box.
The first dual fan graphics card
ASUS EAH4850/4870 MATRIX
The precursor to the modern DirectCU cooling solution featuring dual large fans for quiet, yet extreme cooling for higher overclocking overhead.
ROG graphics card with Load Indicator LED, Safe Mode and VBIOS burning function.
ROG MATRIX GTX 285
The ROG Matrix GTX 285 debuts a gorgeous color-coded Load Indicator LED that changes shade to reflect the GPU's load level and Safe Mode button for instant system recovery so you can overclock with more confidence.
ROG dual GPU graphics card utilizing the NVIDIA solution
The beginning of the MARS legacy started with dual NVIDIA GTX 285 GPUs, resulting an entire series of the most powerful single PCIe graphics solutions in the world.
The first direct contact GPU to copper heatpipe cooling solution
The advent of the modern DirectCU technology led directly to the more advanced DirectCU II cooling solution used on the majority of ASUS graphics cards today.
ROG dual GPU graphics card utilizing the AMD solution
ROG Ares continues the dual GPU legacy, now on the AMD side, featuring dual Radeon HD 5870 GPUs on board for excellent performance vs single GPU counterparts.
Ensures maximum performance and lifespan with minimal power loss and thermal levels
Super Alloy Power
Still used on all ASUS graphics cards today, Super Alloy Power is implemented on Capacitors, MOS, to ensure longest lifespan.
Hardware linking headers from graphics card to motherboard for maximum OC compatibility
Offers the ultimate in overvolting by directly connecting graphics cards to motherboards without soldering, enabling real-time VRAM, PLL voltage altering.
The first graphics card to meet ITX form factor
Maximizes the potential of the high end GPU while retaining tiny form factor to ensure compatibility with even the smallest m-ITX builds.
The first hybrid air/liquid cooling solution on graphics card
Enables users to choose one or both liquid and air cooling solutions to maximize overclocking overhead while retaining options for any usage scenario.
All new Strix gaming series drives DirectCU technology further with its innovative 0dB-fan technology.
The 0dB fan technology lets gamers to enjoy popular online games* in complete silence — because the fan stops completely when the GPU temperature remains below a set level.
*Performance may vary by system configuration, GPU variations and ambient temperature.
ROG MATRIX with memory defroster. Instant defrost. Say goodbye to cold bugs.
Recognizing enthusiast feedback, the Memory Defroster technology eliminates cold bugs from LN2 overclocking by maintaining the sweet spot for temperature.
An innovative modern dual blower design on GTX 900 Series graphics card for superior SLI configurations – in special white edition.
The latest in a long line of industry innovations, the Turbo represents yet another pinnacle in the pursuit for the perfect graphics card.
A Golden Engineering Marvel – the fastest GTX 980 infused with award-winning innovations including the DirectCU, 0dB fans, Memory Defroster and more.
GTX 980 20th Anniversary Gold Edition
The best-selling and most award-winning Graphics Card Brand
The most popular graphics brand in 3DMark benchmarking